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Dr. Albert D Angelantonio III
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Podiatry, Foot & Ankle Surgery
1865 Route 70 East; 2nd Floor
Cherry Hill, NJ
 

Dr. Albert D'angelantonio works as a plastic surgeon, podiatrist, and foot and ankle surgeon. Clinical interests for Dr. D'angelantonio include chronic wounds, wound complications, and foot pain. He is professionally affiliated with Pennsylvania Hospital, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP), and Penn Presbyterian Medical Center. Dr. D'angelantonio's residency was performed at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and Penn Presbyterian Medical Center. Patient ratings for Dr. D'angelantonio average 4.5 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. D'angelantonio has received professional recognition including the following: Recognized as a Penn Medicine Health Care Hero in 2013-2016.

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All Interests: Ankle Sprain, Foot Surgery, Chronic Wounds, Wound Complications, Tendon Transfer, Fractures, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Surgery
443 Laurel Oak Road; Suite 100
Voorhees, NJ
 

Dr. Michael Sasso specializes in surgery and practices in Sewell, NJ and Voorhees, NJ. He has a 4.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Sasso's clinical interests include collapsed lung (pneumothorax), fine needle aspiration (FNA), and colon cancer. He is professionally affiliated with Kennedy Health System. Dr. Sasso accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Viant, and more. His education and training includes medical school at the University of New England, College of Osteopathic Medicine and residency at Kennedy Memorial Hospital at Saddle Brook and a hospital affiliated with the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ).

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All Interests: Endoscopic Surgery, Rectal Problems, Colectomy, Gastrointestinal Biopsy, Gallstones, Colon Cancer, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Dermatology
201 Haddon Avenue
Westmont, NJ
 

Dr. Matthew Olivo is a dermatologist. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 3.5 stars out of 5. These areas are among his clinical interests: warts, rosacea, and acne. Dr. Olivo is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Viant, and Devon Health Services, as well as other insurance carriers. He graduated from St. George's University School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Monmouth Medical Center.

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All Interests: Warts, Dermabrasion, Dermatomyositis, Scleroderma, Sclerotherapy, Contact Dermatitis, Wound ... (Read more)

Dr. Howard Jeffrey Winter, MD
Specializes in Colon & Rectal Surgery
502 Centennial Boulevard; Suite 7
Voorhees, NJ
 

Dr. Howard Winter is a specialist in colon & rectal surgery. Clinical interests for Dr. Winter include swollen lymph nodes (lymphadenopathy), colon cancer, and thyroid cancer. He accepts Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Viant, in addition to other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University, he performed his residency at Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia.

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All Interests: Liver Tumor, Rectal Problems, Colectomy, Gastrointestinal Biopsy, Gallstones, Flexible ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Vascular Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
805 Cooper Road
Voorhees, NJ
 

Dr. Thomas Grabiak works as a vascular surgeon and thoracic surgeon in Voorhees, NJ. Clinical interests for Dr. Grabiak include thoracic outlet syndrome, colposcopy, and peripheral bypass surgery. He is in-network for Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Viant, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Grabiak is a graduate of Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College. His medical residency was performed at Pennsylvania Hospital. He is professionally affiliated with Virtua Voorhees Hospital.

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All Interests: Colposcopy, Liver Tumor, Paracentesis, Lung Biopsy, Rectal Problems, Hepatectomy, Colectomy, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in MOHS-Micrographic Surgery
2 Van Buren Road
Voorhees, NJ
 

Dr. Robert Sollitto specializes in MOHS-micrographic surgery and practices in Voorhees, NJ. These areas are among his clinical interests: basal cell carcinoma, warts, and spider veins. Dr. Sollitto has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Viant, and CIGNA Plans. He graduated from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine.

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All Interests: Warts, Dermabrasion, Sclerotherapy, Abdominal Problems, Skin Cancer, Scar Revision, Facial ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 13
  • Uninsured Cost: $170
  • Medicare Cost: $83
Dr. Emeka Joseph Acholonu, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Bariatrics
200 Bowman Drive
Voorhees, NJ
 

Dr. Emeka Acholonu specializes in general surgery and bariatrics (obesity treatment). His areas of expertise include swollen lymph nodes (lymphadenopathy), fine needle aspiration (FNA), and colon cancer. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Coventry Health Care Plans, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Acholonu obtained his medical school training at the University of Nigeria Faculty of Medical Sciences and performed his residency at Howard University Hospital.

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What is Skin Grafting?

When a large area of skin is too damaged to heal, a skin graft may be used to protect the tissue underneath and reduce scarring. A layer of healthy skin is taken and moved to the injured area, where it is fixed in place. Skin grafts are used to treat burns, infections, large wounds, ulcers, and other significant problems that affect the skin.

There are several different types of skin graft, depending on where the donor skin is taken from:

  • Autografts, where healthy skin is taken from another place on the patient’s body
  • Allografts, where the donor skin is taken from another person or cadaver
  • Xenografts, which are harvested from animals and are used temporarily like a dressing to cover a wound
  • Synthetic grafts, which are made from non-biological materials, like silicone

In all cases, the skin graft may either be full-thickness or partial-thickness. While thicker grafts make recovery more difficult for the donor site, they heal more easily than thinner grafts.

Before skin graft surgery, you are given anesthesia so you cannot feel any pain. If using an autograft, the surgeon carefully measures and removes the skin from the donor site. Sometimes the graft is cut in a mesh-like pattern, to allow a small piece of donated skin to stretch and cover a larger area. This also helps oxygen pass through the graft. The site where the skin graft will go is cleaned well to remove any dirt, bacteria, or dead skin cells. Then the skin graft is placed and attached with stitches or staples. It is often covered with antibacterial ointment and supportive bandages for the first few days.

As the skin graft heals into its new position, new blood vessels grow to reach and support the skin. Depending on the thickness of the graft, oil glands, sweat glands, and hair follicles may also regrow. Recovery time depends on the thickness of the graft and the overall health of the skin in the grafted area, but it generally takes from two to four weeks.